Russian Created the Kinetic Sculpture Standing Wave

Russian sculptor Naum Gabo (born Naum Neemia Pevsner) created a kinetic sculpture in motion Standing Wave in 1920 in Moscow. The sculpture consisted of a vertical metal rod attached to an electric motor at the base, causing the rod to oscillate producing a wave effect.

      Naum Gabo
      Moscow, Russia

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  • Kinetic Construction (Standing Wave) – WikiEducator
    “Naum Gabo’s Kinetic Construction (standing wave) is created out of metal, painted wood and an electrical mechanism. The object itself is a 616 x 241 x 190mm sculpture. In the aftermath of the Russian Revolution, when Gabo’s work was made, materials were hard to come by.Aug 17, 2012
  • ‘Kinetic Construction (Standing Wave)’, Naum Gabo, 1919-20 …
    A strip of metal is made to oscillate so that a standing wave is set up. … Kinetic Construction (Standing Wave) is a mechanical sculpture consisting of a plain … fellow artist Antoine Pevsner, had been inspired by the 1917 Russian revolution to …. by calling for the introduction of kinetic rhythms into a constructed sculpture, …
  • Sculptures Artworks & Famous Paintings | TheArtStory
    Feb 16, 2018 – Russian-American Sculptor, Designer, and Architect … Kinetic Construction (Standing Wave) (1920) … Recalling the creation of the sculpture in impoverished, war-torn Moscow, where most of … At the same time, it is perhaps the most literal of Gabo’s Kinetic sculptures – he called it more of an “explanation …
  • Sculptures Paintings, Bio, Ideas | TheArtStory
    Feb 16, 2018 – Russian-American Sculptor, Designer, and Architect … onwards, Gabo’s work incorporated or suggested what he called “kinetic rhythms”, reminding the viewer … Kinetic Construction (Standing Wave) (1920) … Gabo created a work which stands at the forefront of Kinetic Art. Artists such as Alexander Calder, …
  • Naum Gabo – Wikipedia
    Naum Gabo, born Naum Neemia Pevsner (Hebrew: נחום נחמיה פבזנר), was an influential sculptor, theorist, and key figure in Russia’s post-Revolution avant-garde and … Kinetic Sculpture (Standing Waves) (1920), often considered the first kinetic … line, volume and solid mass in favor of a new element he called “the kinetic …

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